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Sydney, Australia (on-site)
21 days ago
Sydney, Australia
21 days ago
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Equinix is the world’s digital infrastructure company®, operating over 250 data centers across the globe. Digital leaders harness Equinix's trusted platform to bring together and interconnect foundational infrastructure at software speed. Equinix enables organizations to access all the right places, partners and possibilities to scale with agility, speed the launch of digital services, deliver world-class experiences and multiply their value, while supporting their sustainability goals.

Joining our operations team means that you will be at the forefront of all we do, maintaining critical facilities infrastructure as part of a close-knit team delivering best-in-class service to our data center customers. We embrace diversity in thought and contribution and are committed to providing an equitable work environment that is foundational to our core values as a company and is vital to our success.

Data Center Critical Facilities Engineer

Equinix is the world’s digital infrastructure company, operating 240+ data centers across the globe and providing interconnections to all the key clouds and networks. Businesses need one place to simplify and bring together fragmented, complex infrastructure that spans private and public cloud environments. Our global platform allows customers to place infrastructure wherever they need it and connect it to everything they need to succeed.

We are a fast-growing global company with 20 years of continuous growth. Through our innovative portfolio of high-performance products and services, we have created the largest, most active global ecosystem of 10,000+ companies, including 2,100 networks and 3,000+ cloud and IT service providers in 32 countries spanning six continents.

Joining our operations team means that you will be at the forefront of all we do, working on critical facilities infrastructure and customer facing projects as part of a close-knit team delivering best-in-class service to our data center customers. We embrace diversity in thought and contribution and are committed to providing an equitable work environment. that is foundational to our core values as a company and is vital to our success.

Job Summary

SY9 is Equinix Australia’s first HyperScale data center and as the current team move towards our customer arriving onsite from June, we are looking to recruit within our Critical Facilities Engineering teams for an Electrical Engineer and/or building systems technical knowledge and experience. There will be up to 4 roles at different levels within our team, and you will work a 24/7 rotating shift roster along with junior and senior engineer and specialists.

Ideally applicants will have substantial understanding of our critical infrastructure technical knowledge to adjust to the role quickly, enabling you to work on assignments that are at times sophisticated, requiring judgement in resolving issues or making recommendations.

Key Responsibilities:

Facility / Infrastructure Maintenance
  • Performs preventative and corrective maintenance checks on-site to facility components and installations and on-site inspections to facility systems. Supports energy efficiency measures
  • Monitors the Building Monitoring System (BMS) and resolves difficult alarm issues that require an engineering mindset when resolving while following standard operating procedures (SOP's)
  • Operates and maintains plumbing, fire suppression, and safety systems and all other infrastructures under the supervision of more senior technical staff

Vendor Support
  • Supports the work approval process for service providers on maintenance work, for tracking: briefing at the start of work, work during the day workday/shift and final review of the work carried out
  • Ensures vendor maintenance activities are carried out as per Equinix's SOP's and in cooperation with vendors, supports modifications to technical files for plants and equipment ensuring files and builds are up-to-date

Site Administration & Incident Support
  • Performs sometimes complex site logs for permits, such as Maintenance Operation Protocol (MOPs) and engineering scripts
  • Identifies Single Points of Failure (SPOFs) and makes recommendations when required
  • Responds to all on-site incidents, including failures, problems and delays, using substantial understanding in following operating procedures to support on-site administration, this includes participating in 24 by 7 Shift Roster as per Equinix Policy and within the Team

Work Orders & Additional Projects
  • Completes routine work requests and circuit installations
  • Troubleshoots and maintains office equipment (if needed); supports auxiliary equipment and machines with problem solving and repairs to avoid/minimize downtime
  • Makes minor changes to mechanical, electrical and specialized systems, as instructed and carries out infrastructure projects in collaboration with cross-functional teams

  • Collaborates with others to resolve difficult facility incidents, working effectively within the department and may mentor team members on general maintenance activities
  • Provides account of inventory needs in order to maintain efficient stock levels of critical parts and equipment and offers solutions on infrastructure projects

  • TAFE Diploma or University Degree in Electrical, and relevant work experience ideally in data centers or mission critical environments

Benefits of the role:
  • Permanent role at a static site within the inaugural Australian HyperScale Data Center for Equinix
  • Salary package including healthcare allowance, annual bonus as well as access to financial, wellbeing and company benefits and consulting!
  • Progression and development opportunities within the site and cluster, with a clearly defined career path within the Critical Facilities Engineering teams!

Equinix is committed to ensuring that our employment process is open to all individuals, including those with a disability. If you are a qualified candidate and need assistance or an accommodation, please let us know by completing this form.

Equinix is an Equal Employment Opportunity and, in the U.S., an Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to unlawful consideration of race, color, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, place of birth, citizenship, sex, pregnancy / childbirth or related medical conditions, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic partnership status, age, veteran or military status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, political / organizational affiliation, status as a victim or family member of a victim of crime or abuse, or any other status protected by applicable law.

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